SOURCE: APC by Schneider Electric

APC by Schneider Electric

June 24, 2009 09:00 ET

APC's Newest NetShelter® Products Allow Businesses to Deploy Network and Server Equipment Directly in the Open Office

WEST KINGSTON, RI--(Marketwire - June 24, 2009) - APC by Schneider Electric, a global leader in integrated critical power and cooling services, announced today that it has expanded its NetShelter® product line to include innovative rack enclosures that can be installed in virtually any open office environment. Designed for space-constrained companies looking to create or expand a network closet or server room, the APC NetShelter® CX Office Enclosures offer integrated cooling, sound dampening and power distribution. The APC NetShelter® CX Office Enclosures keeps equipment cool and managed in a remarkably quiet and aesthetically-pleasing rack enclosure. The enclosures, built using a wood composite material, are available in 18U, 24U and 38U sizes and provide exceptional compatibility, convenience and safety of equipment.

The APC NetShelter CX Office Enclosure eliminates the need for dedicated IT space and gives customers the ability to install a network closet or server room almost anywhere. A host of unique, installer-friendly features ensure quick and easy system deployment and the closets' professional-quality appearance blends seamlessly into any office environment. Additionally, the APC NetShelter CX Office Enclosures combine high thermal capacity and noise reduction with superior reliability and all-inclusive plug-and-play specification.

"IT managers and SMB owners often cannot find or build space for server and networking equipment and are typically forced to adjust or adapt to an unsatisfactory alternative," said Dave Johnson, senior vice president, Home & Business Networks, APC. "APC's NetShelter CX Office Enclosures allow IT professionals the flexibility and convenience of deploying new or additional IT hardware safely into the open office environment."

APC's NetShelter CX AR4018 model features a physical capacity of 18 rack spaces, noise reduction of 18.5 dB, a maximum recommended thermal load of 1.2kW (4,100 BTU/hr), an integrated power distribution of 15 x surge-protected outlets and a power consumption of 19 Watts.

APC's NetShelter AR4024 model features a physical capacity of 24 rack spaces, noise reduction of 18.5 dB, a maximum recommended thermal load of 2.4kW (8,200 BTU/hr), an integrated power distribution of 15 x surge-protected outlets and a power consumption of 38 Watts.

APC's NetShelter AR4038 model features a physical capacity of 38 rack spaces, noise reduction of 18.5 dB, a maximum recommended thermal load of 3.6 kW (12,300 BTU/hr), an integrated power distribution of 15 x surge-protected outlets and a power consumption of 57 Watts.

The APC NetShelter CX Office Enclosures line is currently available in the United States, Canada, and Europe. For more information about APC's NetShelter product line, visit www.apc.com or call 800-877-4080.

About APC by Schneider Electric

APC by Schneider Electric, a global leader in critical power and cooling services, provides industry leading product, software and systems for home, office, data center and factory floor applications. Backed by the strength, experience, and wide network of Schneider Electric's Critical Power & Cooling Services, APC delivers well planned, flawlessly installed and maintained solutions throughout their lifecycle. Through its unparalleled commitment to innovation, APC delivers pioneering, energy efficient solutions for critical technology and industrial applications. In 2007, Schneider Electric acquired APC and combined it with MGE UPS Systems to form Schneider Electric's Critical Power & Cooling Services Business Unit, which recorded 2008 revenue of EUR 2,6 billion (including APC-MGE sales of $3.7 billion) and employed 12,000 people worldwide. APC solutions include uninterruptible power supplies (UPS), precision cooling units, racks, physical security and design and management software, including APC's InfraStruXure® architecture, the industry's most comprehensive integrated power, cooling, and management solution. Schneider Electric, with 114,000 employees and operations in 100 countries, achieved sales of EUR 18,3 billion in 2008. All trademarks are the property of their owners. www.apc.com

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